The University of Pikeville announced on Friday, December 14, 2018, that Hannah Freeman, Ph.D., professor of English and director of experiential learning, will serve as chair of the Division of Humanities effective August 2019. Freeman was selected for the leadership role following a thorough selection process within the College of Arts and Sciences’ Division of Humanities. She will succeed Patricia Kowalok, MFA, professor of art, who led the division for three years. UPIKE’s Division of Humanities includes programs in art, English, film and media arts, music, religion, Spanish, and theatre. In the spring 2019 semester, Freeman will begin transitioning into her role by meeting with Humanities faculty to learn how to best support their programs, and assisting with developing the division’s plans for the 2019-2020 academic year.